Tussock Upstairs Gallery is continuing its support for local artists by their sponsorship of The Bellarine People’s Art Awards 2019. This will be the first event for the gallery after its winter recess. The awards, unlike many art prizes and awards will not be decided by external judges instead visitors to the exhibition will be invited to lodge their votes for the three awards. The People’s Choice first award is $500, the second is a gallery exhibition space in Tussock Upstairs ‘Summer Expo’ (valued at $380) and the third is a gallery exhibition space (valued at $190) at a time that suits the artist.

The exhibition commences on Saturday 7th September and continues through to Sunday 6th October. The exhibition will have opening drinks on Saturday 7th September 3pm – 5pm and the Awards will be announced at the gallery on Sunday 6th October at 3pm. Visitors may lodge their votes on Saturdays and Sundays during the exhibition and the Grand Final public holiday Friday 27th September